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11''. r aVV. From 8n Franclscol Sonoma Mny .11 For Sin Franclscol Honolulu!! ., Mny 29 From Vancouver! Mnkurn. i .Juno 19 For Vancouveri Zcnlandla , , , , .Juno 18 ESTABLISHED 1882. No. COPELAND MAY PROF. SEVERIN'S CHARGES TEAGHERS ACTIVITY SCORED The afternoon meeting of tlio Com. mlRslon of Public Instruction broko Into n merry row today over tlio ro appointment of 0. K. Cnpelnnd as n supervising principal. Kor fully an liour, up to tlio llmo tlio II ul lot In went to press, charges niul counter charges flashed hack and forth and the pyrotcclinlcal outbursts of tlio Im passioned orators created n heat that had the cntlro assembly perspiring freely. I Copeland's appointment is hotly op posed by Superintendent Tope and Mrs. Wilcox, mid his friends are Judgo Stanley, Aiken and Molr. Tho chargo against htm was Insubordina tion, which Mrs. Wilcox and Popo sus tained by showing a number of com munications. His refusal to servo on the languago commltlco of Urn recent Mission of tho supervising principals and the1 affidavit- of 'Principal flay, roond, recently published hi tho Dul I e 1 1 n , were cited. Commissioners Stanley nnd Aiken refused flatly to consider these, declaring they wcro "besldo tho point." Judgo Btanloy threatened to ro-open tho cntlro wnr of the principals by de claring that tho principals' meeting, In his opinion, had been a dismal fail ure, because they had turned In no' minority report. Ho said tho unanimously-signed report was entirely un satisfactory, and repeated Aiken's as sertion of yestordny, that Popo had no business to bo sitting as chairman at Hie supervising principals' sessions. Tho other supervising principals ap pointed up to tho tlmo tHo' Copcland dlsputo aroso were as follows: II. II. Ilrodle, Kauai; Kugcno Hor ner, North and South Kolmla; J. D. Marclcl, llllo and Kona; Miss Dertha Den Taylor, Kan; O. S. Itaymond, La halna, Molokal. Ilecause they believed that "the tlmo was not ripe and the parents wero not (Continued on Paga 6) CHALLENGE BY MTLELLAN TO ti tt it ti n it tt'tt it it u r it tt ti :t ( Special n ii 1 1 e 1 1 n Correspond nee.) tt WASIIINOTON. I). C May 27 H tt Oeorgo McK. McClellan this nft- Jt it ornoon formally challenged tho tt tt Hawaiian Star to publish any an- tt tt thorltles alleged May 14 for that ti tt papor'u declarations that ho was tt ti a candhlato for Governor, Hln tt tt cballcngo lo tlio paper to mako it tt Us authority publio was issued II, tt Immediately after reading tlio Is- tt tt siio in which that paper referred it tt to "authentic sources at Wash- it tt Ingtnn" to back up Its stnto- tt tt mcnlH. "If the Star lias this 'an- it tt tbontlc' Information," said Mc- ti tt Cleltan, "let it bo in ado public. I tt tt challenge tlio Star to produce tho ti tt authority It boasts of," tt tt 0. S. ALBERT. tt, ti it it ti ti tt ii it tt tt it ti tt ti ti ii , The next regular meeting of tho Ag ricultural Seminar will bo hold nt tho College of Hawaii, on Thursday, May 20th, 4-5 p, m. Tlio subject for dis cussion will bo "Tlio Floral Zones of Hawaii" and will bo presented by Mr Ilock. All aro cordially Invited to at-, tend this meeting, nnd to extend tho1 Invitation to others who may be In terested. I A family of 12 committed suicide together ut Huchnrcst, Iloumanla, bo cuuso of llnanclul troubles, Evening Bulletin 3:30 EDITION 5249. FREIGHT IS TIED UP IN WHARF JAM Hundreds of dollars In time, nnd In druyage, express ami baggage charges were wauled today In what Is said to be the wont freight Jam on the locul waterfront. From 8 o'clock this morning till nfr lor noon thcro was a long lino of ex press wagons nnd drays trying to rrnch tho Intcr-Islniid wharves, nnd at 10:30 o'clock this lino extended from tho Klnaii whnrf out to Queen street, eastward on Queen street to Fort and along l-'ort to Lucas' mill Ily actual count at this time there, were sixty-three, drays In line, not counting a dozen or more ut tho en trance to the wharf and on the wharf Itself. Tho steninorj. Iwnlnnl and Ilclene were tho desired points to ho reached: Another big line of drays was try ing to get freight to the next wharf, where the Mauua Kea lay on onesldo and the Kll.iura on the other. Onicials of tho ilrnylng companies declared this morning Hint In self-protection they wilt Imvo to Institute a system of charging extra for the tlmo their hordes and wugons are tied up In tho freight Jam, This morning there were tlmen when It took more than an hour for n dray to get ifour or live blocks loathe Kliuiu wharf, nnd timing by n watch showed that there wero man y Instances of a movement along tho lino only once In three or once In II vn minutes. Then, ns a dray would get olT the wharf und a llttlo spneo b mode, tho wngons would creep forward ten or twelve feet and again be forced to wait five minutes. liitcr-Islund oillclutM, In nn effort to prevent tho blockade, allowed the drays to dump tons upon tons of freight on tho wharf Itself, where It would luivo to bo handled again be fore going Into tho steamers. Till Was done so that the drays would he able to movo faster, but even this did not prevent the Jam that beenmo (Continued on Page 4) a Twenty or more very subdued nnd meek Spanish laborers left this morn ing on tho Kllauea for Nnalehua plan tation. They wero tho "strikers" who declared last week nt tho territorial Immigration station that unless tho Territory would furnish them work at certain plantations which they had picked out, thoy wouldn't go to work at all, but would stay nt tlio Elation and mako. the Territory pay for It. Secretary Kcarns, who gnvo the men tha choice of half a dozen planta tions at which to go to work, finally turned them out of the station when thoy refused to work at all, but thoy nil came back and promised to bn good, and this morning Ihcy wero shipped off to Hawaii, i Acting fJovcrnor Molt Smith today announced tho appointment of Reorgo C. Potter to tho Hoard of Liquor LI censo Commissioners for- Oaliu. Pot ter succeeds Wlllard E. Drown, whoso resignation was announced a few days ago. MEMORIALS Wo have the largest stock In tha city of both Granite and Marble. Orders will have our prompt atten tion, H. E. HENDRICK, Ltd., Phone 2648 Merchant and Alaket NOW 12 PAGES. HONOLULU, BITTER CHARGES BURLED IN ROW OVERJRUIT FLY Inspector Hamilton Makes Affidavit as to Prof. Sevcrjn's Drinking Weinland May Go to Coast to Refute State ments Endangering Banana and Pineapple Trade. At'KIDAVIT. Honolulu, T. II., Mny 28, 1912. Wlillo inspecting banana for the shipment on tho Sierra of April 10 r spooling bananas a few feet away. I SANTIAGO, Cuba, May 28. TheCu went to tho llelds of Leo Kin, of tho! Scvcrln poured out all but a llttlo ban Insurgents have burned 8000 tone Mow Hop Wnl Company, to mako my tegular Inspection. As I got off tho street-car lo go down to tho llelds,1 three men got off tlio car and ono of tbcm spoko to mo as wo walked down tho road together. Then ho told mo J. ho was working for the Collcgo of Ha-i wall and that his namo was Sevcrln. Then ho asked mo to see his work with a Bpray ho was using to light tho fruit-fly and other pests. After look-j Ing nt this I asked him to go with mo to Leo Kln'a lo watch my methods of. Inspecting the bananas. When wo got to tho Chlneso house.' Leo Kin followed tho usual custom of. asking us to bavo something to drink. He-brought out a whisky bottlo and some llttlo Chinese cups. He poured oul four drinks ono for each of us. I ."took mlno. Tho two young moti with Sovcrln did not tako anything. Thoy tcfusod. Then Sovcrln drank his and both of theirs, too. Tho Chinaman filled tho llttlo cups again, 'I drank part of tnlnb and began Inspecting ba- nanas. Sevorta again drank his cup- fill nftcr asking the two young men FIGHT ENDANGERS TRADE "Prof. Severin told mo that Inspec tor Hamilton wac crooked, and told me about hia passing a Chinaman's ba nanas after the Chinaman- had fur nished him whisky, I told Severin that I didn't believe it. I havo Inves tigated Hamlllon'a work." II. A. Wclnland, California representative. "When Severin declares that I am passing bananas because of what the Chinese growers give me, he wilfully and maliciously lies." Inspector Hum-! llton. i Charges mndo by Prof. Henry Sov- irln of Iho College of Hawaii that W. C. Hamilton, Inspector for, tho Terri torial Marketing Department, Is crook ed, tlio charges being made to II. A Welnland, of California, who la here in tho fruit-fly campaign, havo called forth tho most vigorous denial and do- nunclatlnn from Hamilton, S, T. Star- letl, Superintendent of Marketing;' ami wctnianci, us wen ns irom ino Chlneso banana-prnduccra that Sever In Involved In his accusations and In - tlpiatlons. Tho dovolonments todny aro tho ro- suit of tho disagreement between Sov- crln and tho others .In tlio fruit-fly campaign. Sovcrln has been notorj. ously out of sympathy with tho mens - tires tho others aro taking to stamp cut tho fruit fly If posslblo. Moreover, Sovorln, It wns learned ilndnv. bna been nreimrlnir to leave nn tho Honolulan tomorrow morning for,verln drank whisky until he took tha tho Const, and he has threatened to SEVERIN SAYS "I ' Prof. Sovcrln was reached by tha Bulletin over tlio telephone nt 2:30 o'clock this afternoon nnd asked! as to the statements mado by Mr, Hamilton. I "Hour mnnv drinks did he sav I Innl, a, tl.la nn.aDlnnt" Cavneln nolnrl ' luun uii iiiio u.,-uau( , uu-utiu wu.w "Seven," was tho reply, "Ho's mistaken," returned Severin, sharply, "I only took four," I He was usked If lie Is going to Cal ifornia on tho Honolulan tomorrow, I "Yes, I am," ho replied, and answer ing a question aa to what lie Is going Has the Interested Attention of TERRITORY OF HAWAII, TUESDAY, MAY 28, 1912. 12 LEAD TO to drink. Then Sovcrln took tho bot tle, poured out some, more whisky for himself, and kept on drinking until ho hud drunk seven cupfuls I was In- whisky In tho bottom of the quart bot- tic. Ho had drunk most of the quart. nnd was still drinking when tho- Chi- Hainan took tho bottlo away. Then Scvcrln said, "I guess wo don't get any more, At this place I Inspected 210 bunch- cs of bananas, of which I threw out f6, moro than 25 per rent., as Infected with scale and "mealj'-bug." I I did not know until afterwards that tho man was Prof, Henry Sevcrln of tho Collcgo of Hawaii did not know It. In fact, until he hnd gono to II. A. Wclnland. tho California man down here, and accused mo of being crooked and of passing bana.iaa because fie Chlneso growers gave mo whisky. When Scvcrln declares that I am passing bananas becauso of what tho Chlneso growers glvo me, he wilfully and maliciously lies. ' W. C. HAMILTON, Subscribed and sworn to before mo this 2Sth dny of May, A. 1). 1912. P. II. HURNrTTT. Notary Public, First Judicial Clr- ' cult. Territory of Hawaii. i speak at tho convention of tho South- cm California Fruitgrowers Associa tion on June 12 and lo "expose" Ha waii. I It wits practically decided today that II. A. Wclnland will go to tho .Coast at once also and present the factB If Sovcrln or any agent of his I attempts to deliver the threatened ad dress. j Welnland and Starrctt declare that , Hawaii's fresh banana and plneapplu trade with California Is almost .certain to be killed if unfair reports nro spread In California bh to Ota status of tho light nnd tlio fruit-fly situation. Tho history of tho controversy goes men Bovcnil liiuiiuiH III It llllio wucil Prof, Sovcrln was asked by the Col lege of Hawaii regents to stop a lino of Investigation and experimentation ho was making with tho fruit-fly. It was then stated In support of tho tegents' action that Severin was at. tempting to mnk.o tho fly breed unilor oniireiy nruuciai couuitions aim inai , ho was endangering tho fruit trade of . Hawaii by unfair experiments and j testa, Witnesses Uphold Hamilton, Hamilton's Bworn affidavit Is borne out In ovcry particular, so far as the hoppcnlngn nt tho Chlneso banana , man's jdnco aro concornod, by stato- monts mndo to Iho llulletin by Leo Kin nnd two or Ills men, Hung Kok and Yuen Mow. I-on Kin said this mornlnc that Ro. (Continued on Paga 4) ONLY TOOK FOUR" to do there, ho said that lie hopes to appear beforo tho Southern California Fruitgrowers' Association and glvo a lecture entitled "Tho IntrnHneltnn iiiirouucuon, Methods of Control, Spread -and Mi gration of tho Mediterranean Fruit Fly In tho Hawaiian Islands." "I do not enro to stato now Just v,hat I shall say," ho said when ask- cd what IH nlan of attack on nrescnt moUiods of "nhUi "lo fir are To bo Ho was tall of ami ton's eharees hut Ho was told of Hajiilltons charges hut would offer no comment except as above quoted, either to affirm or deny, JW 'XPj 5? BE COUNTER - CUBAN SUGAR BURNED i Aajiiv-liiffiil t-n-ita Lnhl.t of cane, the property of the American Filling Company, e a e CALIFORNIA TAFT MEN TO CONTEST B.,SBAUl,1,B,i;;slJ? Falilf,) ,? All F"NCI8C. c'- My 28. , '"" ,or" """"" '"" ""x 7 .. c"rry " "" . . tmc,B on "- 1" 'two Taft delegate. NEW JERSEY iAHoclnted rrcfl Cable.) QLASSBORO, N. J., May 28 President Taft closed hia campaign in New Jersey with a speech here at noon today. Colonel Roosevelt is at his home in Oyster Bay. The weather ia perfect. WILSON WINS MINNESOTA lAsaoclnf-fl Vtfi Cat.l,) PAUL, Minn, May 28 Wood- ST. ,ow w"on hn ""' majority of ,he counties in the primaries, with 662 lBte Instructed, while Clark has 193 nd Br)"n 37- 8lxty-six are unln- structea. ' WITNESS STICKS TO CTflRY AfiAlfJCT nARRDW (Bpeclal nil II oil n Calilf.) I nn AMnrl re r.l M.u oo .w. -,...--, W-..M " fcw. . George N. Loekwood, venireman who declared that he was offered a bribe. uy iiarvnce narrow agent in int McNamara case, today maintained his story under a rigid cross-examination. Attorney Joseph Rogers shouted out in court that the whole affair was a frame up. ROCKEFELLER ON STAND (fprclal nut let In Cable.) NEW YORK, N. Y., May 28 John D. Rockefeller today testified In the oil suit regarding tho Standard Oil's seeking to control the Waters-Pierce OH Company, e e SENATE REJECTS FREE IRON RILL ' ' (Knrclul Bulletin Cable.) WASHINGTON, D. C. May 28. The Senate today rejected by a volo of 12 j to 60 Senator Cummins' substitute for the House Iron and steel tariff bill, which would put all tho ores except lead and zinc under "free trade." TORNADO WIPES OUT IUWIM IN UM.AMUIVIA (Special llulletin liable) TIM QA riLla . Mat. 9fl Rtd.lnAl. -w.,, v...... ...-, v. wr.,-.wvr, fl(tn mi norfl, of lnis towni h been wiped out by tornado, which killed three and injured many. Tno rUBtfc8 of tho Montelloro con- sr(1Kn 0, 10 rollx ,lllV0 .ibU-d . . ., , . " .V 'V,'?"' ,,e"Tl0' " "le mtmory f Mr' onU M"' l8n"r Btrnuil who wl,,u llown w,, lho Tl- tllllla SENATE COMWIITTEE FINDS LIVES SACRIFICED IN VAIN i 1 the Public PAGES. OUSTED CHARGE - No Need For Many To Die And Few To Live--Steamer Ignored Signals (AssoN.ltid l'rene Cable) WASHINGTON, D. C May 23. Tho Senate committee investigating the sinking of the White Star liner Titanic today made Its report, the re port furnishing another sensation of the long list due to the disaster. The report declares that .the Titanic's compartments were not tight. It reports that the steamer California, loss than nineteen miles away, saw the signals of distress and ignorad them. This, the report declares, is a viola tion of humanity usage. Enforcement of the law, It Is held, might have saved all, but the capacity of the lifeboats was not utilized. The report further censures the withholding of Information by the Whits 8tar officials after the disaster, and pointed out. 8enator Smith, chairman of the committee, In a speech reviews the find ings and censured Captain Lord of the California for his actions and the coduct of hia ship. BELL AT The Third Dnttallon of the Second Infantry, stutloned nt Kurt Shatter, ciimo under tho oltlclal eyo of Lieu tenant Colonel Hell, Inspector general of tho Western Division, this morning. Colonel Hell bus Just completed nn exhaustive Inspection of the troops nt Sehotleld I)arr:ul(8, rimstimlng nearly three weeks, mid he will now put In several iljyi, ut Kort Shatter. Tin troop and equipment will bo thor oughly looted cucr. und tho paperwork will nlso bo Inspected. This morning Colonel Hell begnnhis Inspection nt S 30. The men were turned nut In g.irrl'on uniform, und were put through i number of close order drills. Including dress parade, at which the band of tho first Infantry ' got Us tlret opportunity 16' play then- HA 111; DROWNED TO HIDE - GUILT OF 1'ound drowned at tho public hatha csterday, n Japanese baby girl Is bo- llovcd to bo tho victim of n mother's tragedy. Tho hnby Is believed by physicians lo bn only four days old. Tho Infant was carefully wrapped In a Jnpaneso kimono, Snmo batheis who wero enjoying themselves In the water at Wulklkl bench saw u bundle FOR WIDENING The matter of a satisfactory assess- ment of betterments to tho proposed widening of Hotel ptrcct was a topic that brought out a fair delegation qf Interested property-owners nt a spe- clnl mooting railed tiv tbn Cltv mid County Hoard or Supervisors last even- Ing. I Following a considerable amount of .,i i t. , i ...i., ,.... uibcuhhiuii UIO lluliru Willi Ulll low OX- cc.,t0ns favored going nhend with an assessment of betterments on n basis or JlU.fili, (o bo taxed property-own- eir, nz.iu; loss oi Bpaco aunng. alter era directly bcnollted by tho widening ntlons to building, one-half of rent for f l'lllt portion of Hotel street tbat,to mouths at $300, total $1550, or " ,,lcnr Intersection of Frt IMU0. ,.,, , q street. Lompbell l.stato Property J. S. Buiwrvlior Murray presented a vo-'spltrcr, $1500. It. W. Wnrham. $2250: lumlnoiw array of llgures at tho gatl.-,Heo Kwong. $.132. Claim of Campbell ,,rng r businessmen and othors Inst i L'statcLund to bo taken for street- oeuliig. According to tlio estimates (Continued on Page 6) The merchant who will not advertise LETS DU8INE88 SLIP THROUGH HIS FINGERS and permitt It to go to the man who does advertise, who tetla the publio where he l. and what ha has to sell, and how he sells It. PRICE 5 CENTS. DRINKMG urges laws to correct the shortcomings SHAFTER new comrades through There was a general rc lew of nil the troops at tha post. Including the sanitary troops and bund. During the recent Inspection maneu vers nt Schollrld, Major Wholley's bat. Jullon hiked from Shnfter to Loilchua In record lime, and went 'Into action" ut tlio llnlsh of their march, taking part in the three days' maneuvers and going through the field ami camp In spection with the reit of the regiment nt that time It Is therefore likely that this part of the work will be omitted by the Inspector, nnd that he will devote ti In time to drills and gar rison condition. The men wore ordered out again at 1 So tbls afternoon to contlnuo the in spection. THE MOTHER floating touard them. They picked It up nnd on opening It found tlio dead bnbe. Tho pollco wero notllled and tho dead Infnnt was taken to tho tiov eminent morguo for examination. It Is rumored that tho mother of tho Infant is n resident of Mollllll, and tho (.elective force Is quietly at work on tho case. OF HOTEL STREET ns, pared down to the latest limit, tho total cost foi widening the downtown lliorourhfure will amount to 111.617. This rum Is made up of the follow. In? claluii. V W Damon and II. Cub I mult ti, Kn baiiIi! hv I w nn,,mn. F W. Damon !inl to bo taken for I M root widening purposes, 188 Bquaro feet, $10,000; reconstruction of build- lln .u ..ah D,l...nn r,... il..l hu.l h J" .owiiii,-" iui msm-i uj uuaiu V appraisers, $3750; total, f 13.750. II. Culmati Damage to stock, llxtures, ..I iM t -. , , .. (.